Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Ongoing

Breaking Bread in McLean County

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington

Beginning February 9, 2021, the McLean County Museum of History, in partnership with BN Welcoming (a coalition of the Immigration Project, Not In Our Town/Not In Our Schools, and West Bloomington Revitalization Project together creating a supportive environment for immigrants to McLean County), and Design Streak at Illinois State University, will launch a 10-part program…

Carlinville Market Days

Downtown Carlinville 112 N. Side Square, Carlinville

In the heart of Macoupin County is Carlinville and in the heart of Carlinville is the square. That's where you'll find Carlinville's Market Days! Come shop all the treasures the first Saturday of every month, April through November. Caravan of vendors offering hundreds of hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind items! Come for the treasures... Stay for the day!…

2021 Cool Cruisers Cruise Ins at Motorheads

Route 66 Motorheads Bar-Grill-Museum 600 Toronto Rd, Springfield

Join the Cool Cruisers at Route 66 MotorHeads Bar, Grill, & Museum for the 2021 cruise-in season! The Cool Cruisers are a group of Central Illinois car enthusiasts who enjoy having cruise…

State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A special exhibit telling the story of Illinois music opened Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, with stunning artifacts from legends like Miles Davis,…

Moonlight Market at Obed and Isaac’s

Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery & Eatery 500 S. 6th St., Springfield

Moonlight Market highlights local crafters, farmers, artists and artisans from around the Central Illinois area. It is a free event held the first and third Wednesdays of the month from…

Rockin’ at the River Concert Series in Pontiac

Humiston-Riverside Park 612 W Water St, Pontiac

Pontiac’s Rockin’ at the River Concert Series this June-September at Humiston-Riverside Park Bandshell, 612 W Water St. Activities for the evening start at 6:00pm with giant yard games located near…

September Litchfield Pickers Market

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

The Litchfield Pickers Market returns this week on Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 9 AM – 3 PM in Downtown Litchfield (Starting at 400 N. State Street). This portable vintage and antique market has returned in 2021, and we are excited to welcome visitors and vendors to Litchfield, IL. The Litchfield Pickers Market is the…

Chicago’s Route 66 Classic Car Show

Chicago's Route 66 Classic Car Show 3800 W. Ogden Ave, Chicago

The Route 66 Classic Car Show started in 2008 as a way to bring the community together in celebrating the history of America's most cherished highway and the cars that have driven it. It is held at the intersection of Cermak and Ogden (Route 66) in the Lawndale/North Lawndale region of Chicagoland. The public is…

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